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Services - 592232-2020

08/12/2020    S239

United Kingdom-Belfast: Education and training services

2020/S 239-592232

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Infrastructure Roads and Rivers
Postal address: Clarence Court Adelaide Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 8GB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: pb2@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Infrastructure Roads and Rivers
Postal address: Clarence Court Adelaide Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 8GB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: pb2@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

DfI Roads and Rivers — Framework Agreement for General Training Requirements — 7 Lots

Reference number: CfT 2827720
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 333 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 7
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 – Gas Safety Training and Assessment

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 53 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 – Confined Space Entry Training

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 29 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 – VHF Band Radio Operation Training and Assessment

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 21 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 – Shuttering Formwork Training and Assessment

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 9 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 – Chartered Institution of Wastes Management – Waste Smart Foundation Level Certificate

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and Economic Operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 31 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 – Highway Electrical Association (HEA) Training and Assessment

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 157 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 – CSR Supervisors Gold Card

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DfI Roads and Rivers Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers to provide general training requirements. The requirement is divided into 7 lots and economic operators may tender for one or more lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 34 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are options to extend for a further 3 periods of 1 year each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

The Department's particular requirements will be set out in the contract documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The Department's particular requirements will be set out in the contract documentation.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 14
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/01/2021
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 13/04/2021
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13/01/2021
Local time: 15:30
Place:

DfI Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8GB

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Only DfI Procurement staff with access to the project on eTendersNI.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

DfI is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, it is. intended that all communications with DfI including the accessing and submission of tender responses will be conducted via https://. etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do The successful contractor's performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. If a contractor. fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they. still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in the Department for. Infrastructure for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified. period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory. Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor. being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by. the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

DfI will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award. of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period,. which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (Northern Ireland).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/12/2020